The program will begin on Monday, January 5th and run through Saturday, January 17th.
Calling the hearing was 8th District Councilwoman Cindy Bass, a composting proponent. She says,
“Food waste doesn’t belong in the trash. It belongs in the compost bin.”
Streets commissioner David Perri says 2013 was a record-setting year for our city, which was among the first to institute a recycling program.
‘Tis the season….to be raking leaves. And in Philadelphia, the Streets Department has brought back curbside, mechanical leaf collection in certain neighborhoods.
From Monday, Nov. 10 through Friday, Dec. 19, the Streets Department will be offering leaf recycling to help residents dispose of foliage, but officials say there are some changes to note.
Discover ways to reuse plastic items around your home that may also save you money and teach your children how to be resourceful.
Tuesday trash and recycling collections have been suspended.
Camden County officials are letting residents know that “e-waste” can no longer be put out curbside for pickup on trash collection day.
In a poor South American community, children who play instruments made from trash in the local landfill are playing in international concerts, instead of in the streets.
It’s where you take your old Christmas tree and reduce it to woodchips for use in local parks
Elementary school students visiting a farm near Washington, DC saw greater value in the lessons they’d learned in the classroom.
Philadelphia residents can start dropping off their Christmas trees for recycling on Monday, January 6th.
With the holidays comes the gifting of new gadgets to replace old or outdated models, and the Department of Environmental Protection (DEPT) is reiterating that certain devices must be taken to designated recycling points as mandated by law.
Instead of throwing the shells in the trash, they are placed in bins and picked up by a nonprofit, New Jersey-based environmental group, the BaySave Foundation.
The Philadelphia Streets Department says that it is continuing its snow-fighting efforts into the afternoon.